Best Small Bass Amps for Gigs

Bass players – here’s one for you where we look at the best small bass amps for gigging. Something for every budget here, and all top class stuff.

History of the Fender Blues Junior Amp

The Fender Blues Junior amp has quite quietly established itself as one of the guitar world’s favourite little amps. Here we look at how it did that.

Recording Vocals in a Home Studio

In a home studio, it’s important to have the right tools for the right job. One of the most important tools you could own is a microphone that works for your voice.

Focus on Universal Audio Apollo Twin MkII

In an era when three-quarters of people in the UK that listen to music either download or stream it from the internet, people still expect quality. The Universal Audio Apollo Twin MkII delivers exactly that. Here’s how …

Making an iPad Music Studio

The iPad has revolutionised home studios, making it affordable to write, produce and mix your music in the box. Here we look at some of the most valuable tools a home musician can use to craft musical masterpieces on their own iPad music studio, at home or on the road.

History of the Fender Jazzmaster

The Fender Jazzmaster guitar has been synonymous with certain musicians for decades, yet it retains a chameleon-like ability to fit into many different genres. Here we look at its long history.

Get The Sound: Ska

Every now and again we try and show you how to achieve the unique sounds, styles and tones of specific genres of music. In this article we’re going to focus on ska.

Choosing A Controller Keyboard

This article looks at Controller Keyboards as there are a few different things to look out for, when first starting out with these products. Here’s our guide to choosing a controller keyboard …

Focus On: Ibanez Prestige Electric Guitars

Country of origin plays a huge part in most purchase decisions. The Ibanez Prestige electric guitar line has long extolled the virtues of made in Japan. Here’s a look at why that still resonates to this day.

Top 5 Guitars for Shredding

Our top 5 guitars for shredding list looks at a handful of guitars which promise speed, speed and more speed. Shredders, can you keep up?